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Vetiver Essential Oil

  • Vetiveria zizanioides
  • Origin: Sri Lanka
Vetiver Essential Oil

Parts Used

Roots

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification

Base

Aroma

Sweet, heavy, earthy, woody

Overview

Vetiver root has been utilized for its fragrance for many years. It has been used to scent fabric, and woven into baskets, mats, and window coverings.

Blends Well With

Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, litsea cubeba, mandarin, oakmoss, opopanax, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Herbal Miscellany

Vetiver is also used for erosion control. The roots of most grasses grow horizontally, but the vetiver root grows downward making it a good stabilizing plant for wet areas.

Precautions

Oil Specific: None known.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.